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California mountain pincushion
Orochaenactis thysanocarpha
California mountain pincushion Aster Family
Orochaenactis thysanocarpha Asteraceae
common name
  California mountain pincushion
accepted scientific name
  Orochaenactis thysanocarpha (A. Gray) Coville
rules for finding collection records
  Orochaenactis thysanocarpha (235)
family name
Image Author: ©2014 Richard Spellenberg
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.2 to 0.3 inches
Number of ray petals: 4 to 9
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (24)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Adam Schneider (1)
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